Criminal Practice

Our criminal practice focuses on federal and state white collar investigations and prosecutions. While it is our goal to avoid indictment, if a sound result cannot be achieved short of trial, we defend our clients with the experience that comes from having tried over 50 criminal cases. Ours is a national practice that includes cases of national significance including federal investigations into the Iran-Contra affair, Operation Ill Wind, Whitewater, and the Campaign Financing Task Force regarding the 1996 Election Cycle. Our experience in criminal investigations and trials includes:

  • Election law fraud
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations
  • Military Courts Martial Alleging Homicide and War Crimes
  • Government Contract fraud
  • Product Substitution in Government Contracts
  • Defective Pricing in Government Contracts
  • Procurement Integrity Act Violations
  • Bribery
  • Conspiracy
  • Money Laundering
  • Bank Fraud
  • Independent Counsel / Special Prosecutor Investigations

Representative Matters

  • Represented a company and its CEO each charged with 19 counts of government contract fraud and mail fraud in San Diego, CA.
  • Represented business executives in conspiracy trial relating to procurement integrity violations.
  • Represented small-arms manufacturer in investigation of product substitution.
  • Represented CIA clandestine service officer indicted for false statements and alleged violation of Boland Amendment.
  • Represented ammunition manufacturer in investigation of defective pricing.
  • Represented chemical supplier in investigations of price reduction clause violations.
  • Represented government contractor and CEO in connection with alleged procurement integrity violations relating to military contracts in Afghanistan.